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Five Things To Expect in 2016

Times, They Are A-Changing! By Derek Satnik: Every year at Mindscape we like to sit down and look ahead at what we think might happen. You could call it planning strategically, but part of it is certainly that we just love to dream about how we can help continue to change the world.  We’ve had a couple rough years for energy and the environment in Canada, but 2016 promises to be an...
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Ten Years of Impact

The Mindscape Legacy By Derek Satnik   Reflections Mindscape was founded on Dec. 21, 2005, and this year marks our 10th anniversary. Anniversaries offer a special opportunity to sit back and take stock of the successes and failures of the last chapter in your story, so we’ve been thinking a lot about the impact that Mindscape has had, and I’m grateful to say that it’s been...
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The Climate Change Hoax (pt 2): Carbon, Cynics, and Conspiracies

By Derek Satnik. (This is Part 2 of a multi-part article. Refer to Part 1 here.) The Carbon Quandry Political debates on climate change have focused, for right or wrong, on Carbon, which has been rather tragically abused in the debate on climate change. Carbon is one of the most basic elements of life, so it is abundantly present in the natural environment and can readily be measured. Al Gore is...
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The Climate Change Hoax

By Derek Satnik. Wait a minute – climate change is a hoax? That’s what many people believe (especially during an election!), and honestly, some of their reasons are sound. We run into this debate at least once a week, so in this article we’ll attempt to respect both sides of the debate and to offer a useful perspective on what is worth worrying about.   The Debate...
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Economics, Energy, and Better Communities

Wow, Do We Think Differently By Derek Satnik: I’ve had the distinct pleasure of attending two particular events over the last week: (1) a forum hosted by QUEST Canada focussing on Smart Energy Communities, and (2) the Toronto Global Forum, part of the International Economic Forum of the Americas.   Home Territory The first event was home territory for me, and inspiring as always. QUEST has...
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